Epcor Water moves to take over as interim manager at Johnson Utilities

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the vote for the Arizona Corporation Commission. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused. At a July 26 hearing, with a vote of 4-0, the Arizona Corporation Commission voted to approve an interim manager to temporarily take over operations of Johnson Utilities, which […]

Sheriff Penzone sheds light on school resource officer impacts at QCHS

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone made an appearance at Queen Creek Town Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1, to recognize and discuss his department’s efforts after completing one year of a school safety grant. Mayor Gail Barney, Vice Mayor Emilena Turley and council members Robin Benning, Jeff Brown, Jake Hoffman, Dawn Oliphant and Julia Wheatley […]

Can you hear me now: AT&T cellular tower gets Queen Creek approval

A fourth wireless communication monoplam tower at the intersection of Rittenhouse and Combs roads will move forward with construction following approval by Queen Creek Town Council. With the addition of the new monopalm tower, all four major cell carriers — Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T — will have a presence on the one acre site. […]

Details emerge for anticipated Oasis Park grand opening

Queen Creek Town Council Wednesday, Aug. 1 approved new ramada names for the anticipated opening of the Mansel Carter Oasis Park in the Town of Queen Creek. The ramada names were approved by Mayor Gail Barney, Vice Mayor Emilena Turley and council members Robin Benning, Jeff Brown, Jake Hoffman, Dawn Oliphant and Julia Wheatley. They […]

$500K in parts for critical infrastructure projects approved by Queen Creek Town Council

Queen Creek Town Council unanimously approved the purchase of water distribution parts costing $500,000. The parts will be used for future repairs, maintenance and critical infrastructure projects. The purchase was approved by Mayor Gail Barney, Vice Mayor Emilena Turley and council members Robin Benning, Jeff Brown, Jake Hoffman and Dawn Oliphant. Phoning-in was Councilwoman Julia […]

Queen Creek OKs Del Taco restaurant at local Marketplace

Queen Creek Town Council gave unanimous approval to Del Taco Restaurants for a conditional use permit to build at Queen Creek Marketplace. The action took place at the Wednesday, July 18 Queen Creek Town Council meeting at Town Hall, 20727 E. Civic Parkway. Food Service Concepts, Inc. is one of the main developers of the […]